Hunt for frogs at Bear Branch Nature Center, 300 John Owings Road, Westminster, on April 6, at 7 p.m. Wear clothes that can get wet and dirty. Fee is $5. 410-386-3580.

Synergy concert

A handbell concert presented by advanced community and church choirs will be performed at New Windsor Middle School, 1000 Green Valley Road, New Windsor, on April 6, at 7 p.m. Free. 410-848-5482.

Sunday 4/7

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Easter eggs

An Easter egg hunt will be held April 7, at 10 a.m., at Winters Mill High School, 560 Gorsuch Road, Westminster. Face painting, crafts, magic tricks and more. Tickets are $10, with proceeds benefiting Carroll Hospice. 410-871-7220.

Lake explore

Hike the underdeveloped side of Piney Run Lake, 30 Martz Road, Sykesville, April 7, at 10 a.m. A water bottle and light snack will be provided. Cost is $7. 410-795-6043.

Owl focus

Learn about owls at Piney Run Park, 30 Martz Road, Sykesville, April 7, at 1 p.m. Dissect an owl pellet with tweezers, gloves and a magnifying glass. Cost is $7. 410-795-6043.

Monday 4/8

Journey to the stars

North Carroll Library, 2255 Hanover Pike, Greenmount, presents the Westminster Astronomical Society's observatory director, Skip Bird, discussing ways to leave the planet and journey to the stars — through a telescope. The presentation is April 4 at 7 p.m. Observe the sun before and after the program. 410-386-4480.

Tuesday 4/9

Strawbridge home

The Historical Society of Carroll County will host a Box Lunch Talk: "The Strawbridge Home," on April 9, at the American Legion, Westminster, from noon to 1 p.m. Beverage and dessert provided. Admission is $2 for members; $5 for nonmembers.

Piggy banks

Children, ages 8 to 11, can make a piggy bank and learn how to save money on April 9, at 3 p.m., at the Eldersburg Library, 6400 W. Hemlock Drive. 410-386-4460.